Curriculum Innovation in HE

Curriculum Innovation in HE

Exploring New Approaches in Higher Education to Enhance Learning and Improve Practice Working with academics in planning curriculum innovation across often unfamiliar knowledge domains, I spend much of my initial time endeavoring to understand different conceptual and methodological organizing frameworks for course development.…

Successful! Classroom Planning

Successful! Classroom Planning

Classroom Planning with Success in Mind! In a recent classroom I had a student from a non-English speaking background, a student diagnosed with diabetes on medication, a student with dyslexia, and another student with non-specific learning disability, a student with ……

Creativity in the Classroom

Creativity in the Classroom

Planning with Williams’ Model of Creative Thinking Bubbles everywhere! I walked up to the Year 6 students blowing bubbles with their colored bubble wands. Large and small, multicolored, floating in the slight breeze of the hot day. A creative moment,…

Dreaming of Differentiation

Dreaming of Differentiation

Making it Maker’s Model It’s the English teacher in me! I love alliteration. The deliberate play with words to create emphasis and draw attention to an area of the text. It also creates sound – in this case MMM, like…

3 Ways of Using Bloom’s Taxonomy

3 Ways of Using Bloom’s Taxonomy

Did you know? One of the most commonly used taxonomies for understanding and planning education curricula, assessments and learning activities is Bloom’s Taxonomy. Named after the educational psychologist, Benjamin Bloom, who headed a team of researchers, the taxonomy was first…